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Selous & Zanzibar

Day 1
On arrival at Dar es Salaam you will be met by our representative who will drive you to the Dar Es Salaam Serena Hotel. Depending on traffic this should take approximately 45 minutes.

Rest of the day at leisure. Take advantage of the resorts facilities, including a large pool area or for the more energetic, spend some time in the gym.

Overnight stay at the Serena Dar Es Salaam

Day 2
Transfer to the Julius Nyerere (domestic) airport for your flight to Stiegler's Gorge airstrip. Approximate flight time of 45 minutes.

On arrival you will be met by your safari guide to be taken to the Serena Selous Camp in time for lunch. Meals at the camp are a la carte with a wide selection to choose from.

After lunch you will be taken out by jeep to explore the park in search of game. Expect to see a wide variety of animals including Zebra, Giraffe, Wildebeest, Warthogs, Eland, Impala and Kudu. Travel to the watering holes and see Elephants, buffalo and resting in the shade, see if you can spot lions and other big cats. Return in time to relax and have dinner.

Overnight stay at the Serena Selous Camp.

Day 3
After breakfast transfer to the Mivumo River Lodge enjoying a game drive along the way.

Arrive at Mivumo in time for lunch. Lunch here is a la carte, with a selection of dishes to choose from.

Optional afternoon game drive. Enjoy another opportunity to see wildlife in their natural habitat.

Dinner and overnight stay at the Mivumo River lodge.

Day 4
After breakfast head out on a boat safari down the Rufiji River. This is what makes Mivumo a must see in the Selous. Not only does the lodge offer great views of the river, but it offers you the opportunity to board a small boat that takes you down the river and the chance to see hippos and crocodiles at close quarters.

Rest of the day at leisure. The lodge has a small swimming pool, bar and terrace that all afford a great view of the river.

Day 5
After Breakfast, return to the airstrip at Stiegler's Gorge for your flight to Zanzibar.

On your arrival in Zanzibar, transfer to Stone Town and your hotel. You will arrive in time for lunch and have the rest of the afternoon and evening to relax.

Day 6
After breakfast, enjoy a walking tour of Stone Town. Stone Town has a labyrinth of alleys not suitable for cars, (but watch out for mopeds and scooters). Down the alleys you will find loads of shops selling a range of crafts and curios. Look out for the brass studded carved wooden doors and of course the house where Freddie Mercury was born.

Return to your hotel to then transfer to your Beach hotel in time for lunch.

Enjoy the rest of the day on the beach or by the pool.

Day 7 & 8 *
Time to relax and enjoy the beach and the facilities on offer at your beach resort.

Day 9
Transfer back to the airport for your flight.

* Number of days at resort at client's discretion.
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